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Tag Archives: Facebook

Social Media and Discovery

Social networking sites, such as Facebook and MySpace, have become repositories of large amount of personal data. Increasingly this data is being viewed as relevant to all manner of litigation proceedings, and as such is increasingly being sought during discovery in civil litigation. Business and individuals that use social networking services should be aware of…
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Social Media and the Workplace

No one wants to lose his or her job over a Facebook post. However, most employees also do not think twice before griping about a boss in a status update, or posting a picture from last Friday night on a coworker’s wall. While free speech has historically been protected in the United States, there can also be…
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New Jersey Considers Prohibition on Requiring Disclosure Of Personal Account Passwords

The proposed bill prohibits an employer from requiring a current or prospective employee to provide access to a personal account or even asking if they have an account or profile on a social networking website. By Alice Cheng Last month, a New Jersey Assembly committee approved a measure that would prohibit an employer from requiring a current or prospective employee…
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Behavioral Advertising and “Do Not Track”: Navigating the Privacy Minefield

The Internet is fraught with privacy-related dangers for companies. For example, Facebook’s IPO filing contains multiple references to the various privacy risks that may threaten its business model, and it seems like every day a new class action suit is filed against Facebook alleging surreptitious tracking or other breaches of privacy laws. Google has recently…
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